How Much do Police Detectives Make in Indiana?

Do police detectives in Indiana make a lot of money? What is the average pay for Indiana police detectives?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, police detectives in Indiana earn an average of $69,960 a year, equivalent to $33.63 an hour.

This is 19% less than police detectives nationwide, but it is 50% more than the typical Indiana worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Indiana Police Detective Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $61.63 $128,200
75th $38.60 $80,290
50th $29.13 $60,590
25th $22.74 $47,290
10th $19.27 $40,080
Indiana Police Detectives Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Fort Wayne $35.45 $73,730
Indianapolis $37.68 $78,370
Michigan City $21.52 $44,770
Indiana Police Detective Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $33.63 $69,960
2018 $36.13 $75,150
2017 $34.59 $71,960
2016 $33.19 $69,040
2015 $30.61 $63,670
2014 $30.12 $62,650
2013 $29.55 $61,470
2012 $28.55 $59,380
2011 $28.24 $58,730